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Wildfires in British Columbia Interior begin to exact economic toll

VANCOUVER — The wildfires ripping through British Columbia's Interior are beginning to exact an economic toll, forcing companies in the forestry and mining sectors to scale back or suspend operations altogether.

"We saw a really, really bad fire issue in 2003 in the region, but nothing this widespread," said Greg Munden, president of Munden Ventures Ltd. The log hauling and harvesting company shut down harvesting operations two weeks ago.

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Source: National Post

 
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